Contact & Resources


Pulse - Kathy Armstrong

Kathy is based in Ottawa, Canada.

To contact her, please email kathy@kathyarmstrong.ca or call (613)729-0987

Links

For more about Kathy’s work please visit:
Baobab Community
Carleton University Music
Carleton University African Studies/Ghana Trip
MASC 

Resources

CDs, DVD, Teaching Book and choral arrangements. To order, please send a cheque to:

Baobab Community
323 Clifton Rd
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1Z 5V1

Baobab Youth

Baobab Youth “Footsteps to Ghana” CD

Baobab Youth “Footsteps to Ghana” CD features traditional drumming and singing styles from Ghana, including Gahu, Bobobo, Kpanlogo, Atsiagbekor and childrens’ game songs. Directed by Kathy Armstrong, Guest Artist Kwasi Dunyo. Recorded, mixed and produced by Ross Murray 2000.
Price: $15.00
Postage: $3.00

Baobab. Live at the Black Sheep

Baobab Youth “LIVE at the Black Sheep Inn” CD

Baobab Youth “LIVE at the Black Sheep Inn” features traditional drumming and singing styles from Ghana recorded at one of Canada’s most hip and beloved live music venues. Pieces include Drum Talk, Tokwoe, Gota, Oge, Gahu & Atsiagbekor. Directed by Kathy Armstrong. Guest Artists Project Sing! directed by Jennifer Moir. Also features the Baobab ROOTS class. CDR Recorded and mixed by Dave Dudley, 2007 & 2008.
Price: $10.00
Postage: $3.00

Footsteps tp Ghana

Footsteps to Ghana DVD

This engaging film features the Baobab Youth Performers’ first journey to Africa inJuly 2001. Filmed in Ghana and Canada, it highlights Ghanaian customs and cross cultural curiosity, and features interviews with Kwasi Dunyo and Kathy Armstrong. A great resource for libraries and classes. Directed by Francois Desrochers 2001.
Price: $20.00
Postage: $4.00

Persptective Practice

From Perspective to Practice: West African Music and Dance in Classrooms and Communities

by Kathy Armstrong

This booklet features simple drum, dance and song styles of Gahu & Kpanlogo, as well as commentary on teaching these art forms in classrooms and communities. Photos, notation and a resource list are also provided.
Price: $25.00
Postage: $4.00

Choral Octaves

Choral Octavos

Three different arrangements of Ghanaian songs are published through Boosey and Hawkes, in Doreen Rao’s Choral Music Experience Series. Available through your local music supplier.

Songs from Gahu arr.Kathy Armstrong

Ghana Alleluia arr. Kathy Armstrong

Bobobo Suite by Rory Magill and Kathy Armstrong